LE CHANT D'EMPÉDOCLE

Canada 2019 – Director: Sylvain L'Espérance, Marie-Claude Loiselle – Original language: French – Subtitles: English

"Sense is born from the senses. This is how we should receive this film. Everything is simultaneous", says the director duo about this fascinating film trip to Greece – the cradle of Western democracies.

We present the international premiere of the film at DOK.fest München 2020 @home.

English/Original Title: THE SONG OF EMPEDOCLES. Writer: Sylvain L'Espérance & Marie-Claude Loiselle. Camera: Sylvain L'Espérance. Sound: Sylvain L'Espérance. Editing: Sylvain L'Espérance & Marie-Claude Loiselle. Music: Wolf Eye; Robert Aiki Audrey Lowe; John Cage; This Heat. Production: n/a. Producer: Sylvain L'Espérance. Length: 107 min. International Sales: La Distributrice de Films.

 

Biographies

Sylvain L'Espérance studied film and fine arts. For his poetic and experimental works he has been travelling around the globe for 25 years. For SUR LE RIVAGE DU MONDE he won the VIKTOR DOK.international in 2013.

As editor-in-chief, Marie-Claude Loiselle has been responsible for the French-language film magazine "24 images" since 1987. The screenwriter and curator has been working closely with Sylvain L'Espérance since COMBAT AU BOUT DE LA NUIT (2016).


Filmographies

Sylvain L'Espérance

COMBAT AU BOUT DE LA NUIT, CA 2016, 285 min
SUR LE RIVAGE DU MONDE, CA 2012, 105 min.
INTÉRIEURS DU DELTA, CA 2009, 76 min.

Marie-Claude Loiselle

COMBAT AU BOUT DE LA NUIT, CA 2016, 285 min

 

Nominated

#Southern Europe #For cinephiles

DOK.international 2020

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